Hummingbird - Beak Open

 
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Hummingbird after bathing, beak open, and you can see a little of it's feeding tube/tongue at the tip of the open beak. I saw the feeding tube extending several times while capturing these shots, as the bird had just fed at our nectar feeder. Think I got one shot where the tube is extended further

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Aug 31, 2015 03:15 PM EDT
Guest - Apr 23, 2006 01:34 AM EDT
thanks for letting me know you can see the feeding tube, Janice and for the comment. And thankyou to Talsi also. It is quite tricky getting the pics of these little guys.
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 10:39 PM EDT
Nicely done - They are such little fellows it's hard to get a good picture up close of them
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 10:33 PM EDT
Yup I could see that feeding tube. Great shot.
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 04:41 PM EDT
appreciate the nice feedback, Jeannette, many thanks. glad you like them
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 03:40 PM EDT
Very nice shot! I luv these close ups, and beautiful coloring! ~Jeannette~
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 02:08 PM EDT
thanks very much, Carol, Mary in PA and Alex. All appreciated as always : ) Thought some might not have seen hummers preening etc.
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 12:59 PM EDT
WOW!!! again,I have never seen a hummingbird with its mouth open.What a great series of shots.
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 12:53 PM EDT
Beautiful close-up of this exquisite bird.
Guest - Apr 22, 2006 12:44 PM EDT
Beautiful colors on the hummingbird. Carol

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